*Italy 1960 mid-century Thick Large bangle bracelet with carvings of Sardinian vivid red coral
Italian bangle with Sardinian Red Coral.
Very handsome and chic bangle bracelets, made in Italy around the 1960's. It a rigid round piece, embellished with an intricated mesh of beads carved from natural Sardinian vivid red corals.
Has a total weight of 75.2 grams and fit a wrist up to 7.75 inches (19.5 Cm). The width measure is 15 mm.
Sardinian coral, is a treasure chest in the splendid sea of Sardinia, that holds countless riches such as the Corallium Rubrum, or red coral, a Coralliidae family widespread in the Mediterranean and the Eastern Atlantic. In general, it grows up to 200 meters in depth, in poorly lit places and with poor vegetation.
The Sardinian coral has a bright red or pink colour and creates branched colonies that may exceed 20-30 cm in height and lives in distinct living conditions: constant salinity and reduced movement of the water and attenuated illumination. It thrives in shady and sheltered places, such as caves, overhangs and fissures between rocks, usually at a depth between 20-30 meters and 200 meters, but at times it can be found further toward the surface
It is in perfect and impeccable condition with vivid red color.
INVENTORY REF: B0000ANNG/.1111